SHORTILL, An­nie Par­ley (Lawrence)

Edmonton Journal - - CLASSIFIED -

It’s with sad­ness and im­mense grat­i­tude for a life well lived that we an­nounce the pass­ing of An­nie Par­ley Shortill (nee Lawrence) on Satur­day, Novem­ber 11, 2017. An­nie was born on Fe­bru­ary 10, 1915 in Cairnorchies, Scot­land and im­mi­grated with her fam­ily to a farm in the Bit­tern Lake | Duhamel area of Al­berta. She mar­ried Robert Mur­ray Shortill (de­ceased) and raised four chil­dren Roger (Martha Jo), Ralph (June), Jane Taschuk (de­ceased), and Brenda Terp­stra (Si­mon, de­ceased). An­nie was blessed with eleven grand­chil­dren and thir­teen great-grand­chil­dren to whom she has been a pro­found and won­der­ful role model for how to live your life. Over the years An­nie also made a dif­fer­ence to many neigh­bour­hood and foster chil­dren. She and Mur­ray had an in­ter­est and pas­sion for the Al­berta Avi­a­tion Mu­seum and along with many other peo­ple it be­came a go­ing con­cern in a hangar on Kingsway Av­enue in Ed­mon­ton. The fam­ily thanks the staff of St. Joseph’s Aux­il­iary Hos­pi­tal, Rose­wood Unit in Ed­mon­ton for their lov­ing care and at­ten­tion dur­ing her fi­nal days. Do­na­tions in An­nie’s mem­ory may be made to ei­ther the Al­berta Avi­a­tion Mu­seum or St. Joseph’s Aux­il­iary Hos­pi­tal. A Funeral Ser­vice will be held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, 2017 at Con­nelly-McKin­ley Funeral Home, 10011 - 114 Street, Ed­mon­ton, Al­berta at 2:00 p.m. Pri­vate in­ter­ment at Onoway, Al­berta.

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